Bhubaneswar, Feb 16: 53 more Covid-19 positive cases were detected in the State in the last 24 hours thereby taking the total infection count in Odisha to 336513 on Friday.
Of these fresh cases, 31 cases were detected from among quarantined people and the rest 22 found as local contacts.
According to the data furnished on its Twitter account of the Information and Public Relations Department, the new cases were detected from 17 districts of the State.
Among the districts today, with 11 new cases Sambalpur remained at the top on the list followed by Sundergarh (7), Jharsuguda (5), Bargarh and Jajpur 4 cases each and Khurda, Kouraput and Nuapada 3 cases each.
No case has been reported from the State Pool today.
Besides 100 Corona patients were also recovered in the State today.
Similarly, one patient died of Covid-19 under treatment in Odisha today. A 74 years old male Covid positive patient of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease on Maintenance Hemodialysis succumbed, tweeted State Health & Family Welfare Department.